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first on the scene of san jose's ninth homicide of the year. >>> a gruesome death at a san francisco bart station that many questions surrounding the grim discovery. >>> >> reporter: a gruesome deadly accident at a san francisco b.a.r.t. station. we'll tell you what one man was doing right before he was killed. >> reporter: this neighborhood has turned into a crime scene after neighbors find a man shot to death in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police think may have led up to the shooting. >>> we're following developing news from afghanistan. new deadly attacks targeting u.s. troops. >>> a major crash in half moon bay has one of the major roads in and out of the area blocked. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday march 11th. we want to go right to sal following a serious crash on highway 92. >> this crash is blocking all of the lanes on 92 between 35 and 1. they are doing an investigate, major injuries. a person taken away, taken to stanford hospital. but highway 92 is shut
. san francisco, livermore also traces in those locations now, visibility. from our roof cam you can see city hall is obstructed. visibility is reduced and we are going to see some fog for the overnight hours. about one-quarter of 1 in. in half moon bay. s f o and oakland. mostly sunny skies and precede. the warmer weather on tap. your complete forecast >> catherine: tonight in vallejo, and a suspect has ended. and the suspect is dead. this is helicopter video from our new partners at abc 7.where you can see the swat team using an armored vehicle to move in on the house. police say the man was pointing a gun at neighbors earlier in the day. at one point they say he broke a window and pointed a shotgun at them. new tonight at eight-- kron 4's j.r. stone is live at the scene. he has new, exclusive video from an eyewitness. who recorded the standoff on his camera. it's a story you'll only see on kron 4. >> reporter: the eyewitness was standing about 20 minutes from where i am standing. the yellow tape is still up in this area where it all went down. >> a put my head down and i heard it the
in the clergy. san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the cardinals will follow a strict daily ritual behind closed doors with two rounds of voting in the morning and two rounds of voting in the afternoon. a decision requiring a 2/3 majority plus one or 77 votes. once that happens, the public will be informed by white smoke from a chapel chimney and the ringing of the bells. if no pope is chosen for saturday, they will break for a day of prayer and reflection. the very latest on the selection of a new pope, including a slide show of the leading candidates. you can find it all under the conclave tab. catholic church is coming under scrutiny on how to spend money in the u.s. at 5:25, the loophole in legislation allowing the church to avoid full disclosure and why some groups say that's the problem. >>> a preschoolteacher has been accused of tieing up one of her students because the two-year- old refused to take a nap. john is live outside that preschool in pleasantton with the key piece of evidence the police say they have. john. >> reporter: frank, there is the center point pre
will guide him to solve the problems we're facing now. >> in san francisco, prayers went out during the mid day mass for the 115 cardinals participating in the conclave. >> it will be nice, cardinals weren't rushing to get throughout meetings they had. they're just putting it in the lord's hands. >> today's vote did not produce necessary two thirds needed to elect a pope. tomorrow, there will be four votes. 2:00 in the morning, 2:00 in the afternoon, and so on until the papers are burned and an additive place ntd fire turns the smoke white in the case a new leader has been elected. everyone wondering who that will be. one person who is often mentioned is the cardinal from brazil. seen as someone with mod rern way was a traditional message. one example is that he's tweeting. he tweeted more than 1600 times. i just started to follow him today. his latest message says, his last tweet said friends, i appeal to the word of god this sunday. let us reconcile with god. so very interesting to see what is going to happen tomorrow. >> thousands of people from around the world watching to see what colo
around the bay. this is video from san francisco -- wet streets, people with their umbrellas out. now a live look from the kron4 roof camera in san francisco, and a live shot from the north bay. i'm here in the weather bennet. >> jacqueline: still, some light showers as for the rainfall mount st. helena, 0.76. nearly one-half inch in santa rosa and less everywhere else. as we take a look at the stormtracker 4 just some showers over the east bay but some showers also under the radar. some drizzling conditions along the coast. here is a live look outside from the bay bridge toll plaza a dreary picture you can see how darkish it is. as we take a look at the golden gate to the visibility is not that good. shell reconditions near san francisco but they are underneath a radar. as far as visibility? not that great. with reduced visibility visibility in half moon bay because of those shower activity at this hour. the satellite and radar with most of the rain to the shop east. still some we were to shower cast chances and timing it out just coming up. >> catherine: kron 4's justine waldman not
at the bay bridge and city of san francisco in the backdrop. most of us waking up with mostly clear skies, little bit of patchy fog and over the south bay and areas of mountain view i'm seeing a few low clouds and the low cloud deck over san jose. mostly cloudy. in the 30s to 40s. once again. 37 in santa rose a.38napa. i want to point out this is slightly warmer than where we were 24 hours ago. though it's a cold start we are about like where we were friday. if you were out early you know what to expect. 37 in walnut creek. widespread 40s, 46 san francisco, 43 in areas around haywood. 38 san ramone. again we will start now to see the temperatures slowly turn around over the next two hours and then into the afternoon a nice warm up in store. here is the forecast. picking up just a little bit of high cloud cover around are the bay area, san jose reporting mostly cloudy by ten its clearing out. even the coastline looks mostly clear for your saturday afternoon. temperatures will be a few degrees above yesterday afternoon highs. pacific satellite view the system that brought the little bit of
it is crowded but not stop and go and also the commute looks good on northbound 101 in san francisco, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are finding developing news on bethel island where firefighters have put out a fire which has burned two homes. you can see a very active scene on taylor road on bethel island which started around 2:30 a.m. and it has burned two homes and some downed power lines made it difficult to access that fire and a passersby alerted one homeowner to the flames. >> i was sleeping and somebody was banging downstairs and i went out and i found my next door neighbor fully engulfed in flames so we got out. >> it is complicated by the fact that bethel island does not have fire hydrants and water has to be trucked in. >>> a young man was shot very close to a grade school. this happened on the sidewalk of clyde fisher middle school. janine de la vega has been out there since 4:30 a.m., tell us what police are saying about the victim. >> reporter: he is still in the hospital recovering but this morning police are looking for the person responsible who gunned down that young man
nesting inside stations. chronicle reports pigeons are an especially big problem in san francisco. bart officials have put down spike strips but they have learned to adapt and there is still a big problem there. >>> google is talking about dangerous chemicals they may have been exposed to. >>> standing up for a classmate who was deof the toed to mexico, how -- who was deported to mexico, how his nine-year- old friends are hoping to bring him back. . >>> morning to you welcome back, they are warning about potential hidden fees and the city created these ids in part for undocumented immigrants. a debit function was offered for services and they are telling the chronicle they have uncovered hidden fees and card holders are charged $2 for federal benefits and they are charged a dollar every time when if it's are put -- benefits are put on that card for deposit. >>> andre franklin was arrested four laned think stealing -- allegedly stealing a rare gold jewelry box from the museum. police say he sold it to a business owner and demanded $10,000 from hi
gases. they are monuments to waste. those concerns have prompted san francisco and a handful of other cities to aim for a once unthinkable goal. zero waste. in 2009, san francisco became the first city in the country to require that residents and businesses alike separate from their trash come postable items like food scraps and recyclable goods like paper, metals and plastic into separate bins. that has led to a big reduction in the amount of garbage headed to the landfill according to san francisco mayor ed lee. >> we're proud of the 80% diversion rate, the highest in the country, certainly of any city in north america >> reporter: lee likes to talk garbage. he touts the fact that the city's recycling and come posting law has helped the city keep 80% of its waste out of landfills. the national recycling average is just 35%. but lee wants the city to go even further. >> i think the 80% we're not going to be satisfied with that, spencer. we want 100% zero waste. this is where we're going. >> so i chop and then maybe you make the omlette. >> reporter: san francisco residents think it's
. will it help in oakland and san francisco? >> and remembering the rock, 50 years ago today, alcatraz officially closed. we'll catch up to a photographer that was there on that day. we'll be right back. >>> exactly 50 years ago today, the last prisoners left all can't -- alcatraz. >> it once housed famous people, such as the bird man. what is being done to mark the historic day. >> reporter: the old walls of alcatraz island, to many, an historic playground, drawing many visitors throughout the year. but he remembers the place he worked, called home. >> well, i was here seven years, and my sons were born while we were here. >> reporter: he worked as a guard, during the days when it was still a working prison. you can hear the sounds of the inmates. >> maybe they were upset about something, and they would grab all of their steel beds, let them drop down, when you get 300 beds dropping down at the same time. it is earth-shaking. >> reporter: just as vivid as the day exactly 50 years ago when alcatraz closed for good. >> i felt terrible that last day, though, knowing that this was it. when i saw tha
inside the station. pigeons are an especially big problem in san francisco. officials have put down spike victims from laying eggs but they have learned to adapt. pigeons survive everything. >> they do. >> they do they work their way around. >> sal, the roads are wet, you have to be careful this morning. >> you do have to be careful and as a matter of fact the weather will be affected and traffic will be affected by the weather so give yourself extra time. the traffic does look good here as you drive out to the mcarthur maze. also the morning commute looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza and there is no major problems all the way to the city. and northbound 280 traffic, it looks good getting up to highway 17, let's go to steve. >>> some rain continues to move in and it is a very top tropical -- tropical system. there is not a lot of rain but we will take whatever we can. it is one and done and perhaps we can use a series of these. perhaps in the northbound a third should cover it. off and on i will keep nothing too heavy and mainly on the windshield wipers. it is filtering through and d
they will target mill grade and one other city yet to be chosen. vic lee, abc 7 news. >>> the san francisco 49ers scored a big victory this week in a sacramento courtroom. a superior court judge ruled the nfl team is entitled to $30 million in tax money from the city of santa clara. officials prom mitts missed the money as part of the new stadium deal. there you see it under construction. but the money became a free for all when governor brown banned redevelopment agencies. santa clara schools wanted it and so did the governor to balance the state budget. the judge ruled the deal was done before redevelopment agencies disappeared giving the $30 million to the 49ers. >>> and when the niners and the raiders and every other pro team take the field the game will be played differently. the nfl today made a major change. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman tonight explains this new rule. >> reporter: this is the stuff we love about nfl football. first the buildup and then the hitting. it is as american as apple pie. but for those on the wrong place at the wrong time also a flirtation with concussions an
traffic. and we are backed up for 15 to 20 minutes of a delay and in san francisco southbound 101 it looks like there could be some trouble brewing right before caesar chavez. >>> we could have a little bit of rain, highs 50s and 60s and rain decreasing later today. >>> we were first on the scene at 4:30 this morning and there is a huge fire at bethel island burning right now claudine wong will have a live update. >>> we have a soggy start for the official first day of spring here in the bay area, stay right here with us. >> reporter: there's a stubborn fire continuing to burn out here on bethel island. take a look behind me as the flames continue to shoot through the roof. out here, the battalion and fire chief say they have a new plan of attack. we'll tell you about it -- coming up. >>> we finally got some rain. not much. is this it? one and done? >>> the critical item on president obama's agenda in israel. >> reporter: it's b.a.r.t. verses the birds. we'll tell you how much the agency is spending to keep their stations free and bird free. it may surprise you -- as "mornings on 2" starts
to travel at least 14 mi. past san francisco to this city of pacifica. witnesses say that it had run aground at linden mar this was just offshore from the taco bell. the interior cabin is saying that there were three people on board and have been taken off the boat and arrested. in the news room, charles clifford, kron 4. >> we have seen the map route to and now with the inside looks. take a look luxury with a leather couch, a leather seating area, i should say with a panoramic view. television. this is a loaded! the galley. stainless steel of high appliances. and for loggefor leather. and the master state room, the master suite. they had a couple of other vets it sleeps six people, total. and a couple of other -- veterans. in addition to the pizza, the booze, with a dvd player, air-conditioning. it is a beautiful vessel. . >> pam: a san francisco man gunned down while walking his young nephew to school this morning. it happened just before 8:30 in the morning at the corner of third and palou, in the city's bayview district. police say the victim. dominic scott. was shot multiple times. the
in san francisco so far. only 1.66 inches of rain has fallen. we need another 1.50 plus to go into second place. i doubt that happens. so again we're in record- setting territory for lack of rain. i just saw -- came across on twitter from the national weather service in mobile, alabama, last year they were running about 48 degrees above average, this year to 28 below. what a -- 2 to 8 below. what a difference. this is a very mild system coming up from the southwest. there could still be a little bit more rain. you will start to see some clearing taking place north to south. rainfall totals, most of it fell about .10 to .25 to .030. still some light rain in there. you can see the cloud cover continues to stream in here. temperatures, though really on the mild side. 50s for almost everybody except for a few upper 40s. this moisture source coming up -- down by the equator, it's really giving us a mild day. cloudy in the morning. mostly cloudy this afternoon. still off and on rain. but nothing too heavy. temperatures 50s and also 60s. some mid-
francisco police department vehicle was recovered. it was taken from a car late saturday night. san francisco police have a press conference at 9:00 this morning. it will give us more details about how this was recovered. >> a former police commissioner from baltimore has been appointed by federal court to oversee the oakland police department. the new compliance director is thomas c. frazier. he will have broad authority including the power to fire the police chief if necessary. he is scheduled to vote in his job march 12th. lawyers agreed last year to a point a complies director to avoid a federal takeover of the force. this stems from a decade old police brutality suit which resulted in court ordered reforms to this day they have not been implemented. >> nearly a week after a broken water mains said water gushing through westport neighborhood officials are warning residents they're not in the clear. will tran is in the neighborhood with the concerns this morning. hi wil. >> good morning darya. the ground is unstable is why they're not in the clear. one of three homes in the neigh
-old boy killed on a racetrack near sacramento last weekend. >>> plus, a first for san francisco police. they say they have never caught this many people vandalizing property like this before. >>> and we'll hear from the winners of today's oakland marathon. why the men's division champ waved off congratulations. >>> and we had nice weather for that to wrap up the weekend. and as you head back to work or school tomorrow morning, you'll find low clouds, a little bit of mist out there as the marine layer sweeps back. in we do, though have, bigger changes in the seven-day forecast, which will toss some spring showers our way. we'll show you when we come right back. >>> more incidents and more airlines getting fined. >> there is no resolution. >> the loophole that allows airlines to underreport missing pets. the investigative unit monday at 11:00 on nbc bay area news. >>> a new tribute unveiled today for the victims of the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. the dedication took place at the bethany presbyterian church right after palm sunday services. community members painted the mural dep
are still hoping that they can make a nice pile of money when spectators flock to san francisco this summer. and they say in real estate it's location, location, location. doesn't it?. >> that is right. zrou a place here? do you want to rent it out? organizers say they still expect about 200 -- two million people here to watch the races. julie and peter have every reason to toast. they recently bought this beautiful penthouse along san francisco's embarcadero. but they're moving out this summer. >> getting closer to the america's cup we felt like it's a great opportunity to travel two, three month autos while they travel they hope someone else will travel to san francisco to watch the premier sailing event. and rent their home for $25,000 a month. >> we're not trying to make a living doing this. if it works out, great. you know? if it doesn't, it doesn't. >> demand right now is not high after a report projecting fewer spectators, fewer teams and fund raising in a that is falling short, no one is sure what to expect. this agent says it does not amount to gouging. >> hotels can go $600 a nigh
will cluinclude some sunshine -- with 40's and 50's for the bay area. 60s in concord, san francisco your kron 4 7 day around the bay has and possibly a few sprinkles. >> taking a look at the box office numbers from the weekend. the caveman comedy "the croods" takes the numer one spot earning an estimated 44-point-seven million dollars. in the number two spot, ""oylmpus has fallen" starring gerard butler. earning an estimated 30- point-five million dollars in it's opening weekend. in it's opening weekend. an [ female announcer ] the one for all. mcdonald's dollar menu, home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar. everyday, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. >> welcome back. top stories we are following on this monday morning. jackie has been following this on changes on the bay bridge. >> yes just prea these were the will have all electronic tolls. with no more s
of an innovation focus we're seeing in many communities in the united states, including san francisco >> sheldon, is everyone there in that city using this gigabyte that's coming to their door? >> no, no, not yet. the local company that ran the fine tore the home is just like any other service provider. you have to sign up for their service in order to receive -- in order to receive that service a lot of people are still on some of the more traditional service providers like at&t and come cast and people like that so you have to subscribe to that service and the minimum that you subscribe to is 50 megas a second which is still really fast. >> sreenivasan: why do we always tend to lump in infrastructure when it comes to building the digital superhighway. why is not not an accurate analogy? >> i think it is an accurate analogy with broad band as far as analogies go. the thing that's important to emphasize is that the challenge that communities like chattanooga have is not actually the speed of what we call the last mile connection which is the fiber to the home or the cable to the home which would
at san francisco's deyoung museum. a warning, some images in this story are disturbing. >> reporter: it was in 2003 when the u.s. invaded iraq, looking for weapons of mass destruction, american journalists who covered while the bush administration encouraged embedding and said it wasn't responsible for the safety of those not embedded, some journalists set out on their own to see what they could see without american mel tear supervision or restrictions. >> with iraq, this is what i knew about it before i went for the first time. >> reporter: thorn anderson and kale alford, ameri reed couple who live in texas were among the unembedded photojournalists who covered iraq back then. their san francisco exhibit "eye level in iraq" shows the result of their taking chances as they tried to find iraqis in situations apart from the troops. >> when you talk to an iraqi person and you're surrounded by these giant men with >> when you talk to an iraqi person and you're surrounded by these giant men with, you know, automatic weapons and flak jackets and helmets, they just cannot respond to you in
forum in california. what's up with that? we go live to san francisco. hi, claudia. >> reporter: good morning, jamie. 4,000 people are attending the national postal forum here in san francisco. 400 are with the u.s. postal service, including the post master general, who will be making a presentation. did over the next four days, executives will be meeting with shippers and those in the direct mail industry. then, everyone gets to have a good time here in san francisco. there is going to be a golf outing, a dinner, a lavish dinner, featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and chinatown and dancing. the travel, $220,000 in exhibit space and other incidentals will cost the u.s. postal service $2.2 million. the agency received no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. and the usps says it makes more money than it spens because of the networking that happens here. critics point out the post office is a monopoly that shouldn't need to spend millions of dollars to network. they say that given the agency is $16 billi
. wayne freedman is live in san francisco with the story. wayne should be spectacular. >> it should be. i'll tell what you else is spectacular. just amount of press gathering a short time ago explaining what is going to happen here, makes you realize what we have here will put san francisco on the cutting edge of the art world beginning tonight and two years, the bay bridge behind me will shine brighter than any other. the every day sites we take for granted. the bay bridge for example. >> it's incredibly
in san francisco. getting into the weekend, the 70s return. we'll peak on sunday at 73 inland. pollen levels down for the next few days. more rain tuesday into wednesday. >> and that is your latest forecast. savannah? >> dylan, thank you so much. coming up, we will pass on what we learned from our moms to our mom to be jenna bush-hager. >>> and then make-up artist to the stars. you can take years off your look. >>> then, windows that wow. the secret to getting that sparkle without the streaks. and look, david cassidy's going to help us do it. we'll talk to him too right after this. [ male announcer ] in blind taste tests, even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonder what other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. [ chuckles ] isn't easter fun, red? [ grunts ] not from my perspective! ♪ this is so so soft. hey hun, remem
of stealing evidence >>> we take it outside live over san francisco. that is your bay bridge dancing in the darkness. the good news, ladies and gentlemen, it is friday. i'll say it one more time. friday, march 15th. this is "today in the bay." >>> always an added jolt of energy on fridays. it is 4:31. good morning. i'm jon kelly. >>> i'm laura garcia cannon. let's first check the forecast with christina. good morning. >>> good morning, jon and laura. happy, happy friday. temperatures nice and mild. 40s, 50s, no 30s to report. the good news is, we have a great looking st. patrick's day weekend coming up. i will have your full forecast coming up in a few minutes. first, want to check the drive on a friday with mike inouye. >>> we are looking at fremont and 880. we have one east bay incident to talk about. it is a significant alert. get to the maps to show you the same area. it is not the fremont funnel. that is fine. the sinol is just fine. as you are approaching airway, the reports of a big rig blocking three lanes of your freeway. we just got the update.
the country. blanca crotay built rent-a-spouse in san francisco from almost nothing. >> i started a business with $25 to my name and turned it into six figures, part time within less than a year. >> reporter: word of mouth fuels the businesses. when kay morrison organized a playroom for jenny's daughter she literally hugged the organizational system. >> i love seeing people really less stressed. that's what i wanted so bad when i was in that crazy world of trying to do it all. >> reporter: while you might have it all, you just can't do it all yourself. chris jansing, nbc news, new orleans. >> that is our broadcast on a wednesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- now. >>> good evening. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. we first broke this story about a year ago. tonight it involves google employees. toxic vapors inside two google office buildings. this report comes from our partners at the center for in
to be comfortable in the heat of the day. 69, san francisco. 76 degrees in places like fairfield. getting into the weekend, staying steady. >> and that's your latest weather. >>> we have a heart warming study this morning brought to our attention by our nbc station in atlanta, wxia. a 9-year-old boy and his ten-year-old friend are being hailed as heroes. a. a 9-year-old boy and his 10-year-old friend are being held heroes this morning after helping a mother save her young son. susannah was sitting in her living room when she noticed something was wrong with her son. >> he seemed non-responsive to my smile so at that point i put my finger under his nose and realized he wasn't breathing. >> rome ran outside for help and found 9-year-old rocky hurt and 10-year-old ethan wilson across the street. >> we were out there playing football and somebody yelled called 911. >> back inside rome panicked. >> i was continuing to scream, not knowing what to do, and then rocky runs in, who i'd never met, and he's standing behind me. >> reporter: rome says she splashed water on the baby's face and began to
, i believe, san francisco. he used to watch the railyards. he would watch how the trains work. he hacked in to the san francisco train system and said i have a better way of doing that. they hired him. while he was there, he developed different ways of looking at things, social media, different way of how traffic works. he is such an interesting guy. you know what his next project is? he wants to become mayor of new york city. he thinks new york city, the whole mass transit system is messed up. he can fix it. >> dana: will he let us drink big sodas? i'm for that. >> kimberly: greg, you have a love/hate relationship with twitter. >> greg: it's like our relationship. on one hand it serves a valuable service to give 280,000 lost souls to focus on, picture and tweet of your dog. it's conflict between putting out and taking in. if you want to go public with your thoughts you allow influx in your life you didn't have before. you find yourself looking at it when you should probably be talking to your wife. doing something with humanity. you also realize attention is a narcotic. you can s
for this conference, he was head of the denver office. the conference was put on by the guy who ran the san francisco office. and there were four of these guys who were in charge. one guy, jeffrey neely was forced to retire. two others did not the appeal the firing. and paul prouty, one of the legs he had to stand on because of a conflict he wasn't able to attend. mr. nealy, probably the biggest household name if there is one out of this scandal, lives in california. they tried, gsa tried to fire him. through an arrangement with his lawyer, i don't know the details, he was allowed to he retire which was a pretty sweet deal for him. it means he was able to collect his full pension, and it means he wasn't fired from the government. >> now, we reached out to the folks here at gsa to find out what they had to say about it, they're not happy and issued this statement saying, quote, we are disappointed with the merit system protection board drilling on this personnel matter and exploring all of our available options including appeal. gsa has taken strong actions against the officials we believe were respon
are looking good heading into san francisco. here's lawrence. >> do you have the need for speed? how about coming down to the irace center in fremont. they have a new state-of-the- art facility just opening up today. hey, folks, the weather big changes expected as we are going to see things settling down today. the skies beginning to part just a little bit. hi-def doppler showing things beginning to settle down lots of rain overnight. a chance of occasional showers throughout the day today and temperatures are going to stay cool. highs only in the 50s and the low 60s. the weekend looks great. plenty of sunshine, much warmer through sunday, in fact next week -- [muffled] i am sir can-a-lot. i am sir can-a-lot here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious spam! (woman) hmmm... that's actually a good idea. [nervous giggle] (male announcer) break the monotony. for more fun ideas visit >>> here a look at what's keeping massachusetts from facing this morning, huge waves crashing ashore. we've seen the national guard
in san francisco bay is still very much an icon. rick folbaum has more from our new york city newsroom. rick? >> reporter: well, given its iconic place in history, it's kind of surprising that alcatraz was only an active federal prison for 29 years, but it certainly earned its reputation as the rock as it was called, or devil's island was another nickname. according to prison official, nobody ever successfully escaped from alcatraz, though a lot of people tried. take a look at this old clip from fox movie tone news. >> alcatraz, the federal penalty ri in san francisco bay, or the rock as it's also known the criminal world, stands humiliated today in its boast of maximum security. the victim of the ingenuity of three convicts who mocked its break-proof claims to make good their escape. >> reporter: those inmates are said to have actually gotten away on a raft, though to this day they've never been found. on march 31, 1963, then-attorney general robert kennedy decided to shut down alcatraz. it had simply become too expensive to operate, more than three times what other federal prisons we
. >> and joining us legal panel in san francisco, former prosecutor michael cardoza and here bernie grimm and ted with his green tie tonight. michael, first to you, do you have any issue about whether or not there might be some sort of inconsistency? the defense is self-defense yet she can't remember anything. >> i do see an inconsistency in that. as i was watching it today, i am telling you, i saw poof, there went the expert on the stand. as brian explained, when he said, oh, gosh, maybe i should have given her another test after i knew she lied, there went his entire credibility and then he got into the problems that he had back in new jersey, i'm telling you, the jury is not going to believe a word this guy says. i can sum him up in two words, when he testified, so what? >> bernie, the idea that you have an expert on the stand and he reaches his expert opinion based on a test he administers, which is a series of questions, then it turns out on cross examination that the-- that there were lies to all of those questions. what in the world, how does the defense lawyer recover from that and what d
with 296 votes. 133 house members voted against it, including a congresswoman from san francisco who was working her way up the leadership ladder. >> let's do what is proportionate, appropriate, which mitigates risk for our young people, another cost in addition to human lives, cost to terrorism and cost to the economy and another cost to our budget. this cost can be unlimited, unlimited. there is no political solution on the ground in iraq. let's not be fooled by that. >> thanks to the much maligned hollywood liberals, there were actually more famous actors against the war than there were members of congress against the war. the first actor i heard speak out against going to war in iraq was then playing the president of the united states in an emmy award winning television series. >> by some demented form of logic, the men, women and children of iraq are relegated to collateral damage as the dogs of war slouch towards baghdad. >> and yes, standing with martin sheen were his fellow "west wing" cast members. if martin was the first actor to speak out, his california neighbor sean penn
.s. back in her native san francisco. where due to family connections and the love of music she saw perform and became friends with a lineup of musicians who are now legends. >> quick silver, the dead, the airplane. i had a mad, you know school girl crush on marty ballon. >> decades before official events with president and first lady obama oren hung with a very different kind of crowd. in the heart of san francisco's counterculture haven, haight-ashbury. >> you would play frisbee with jerry garcia and the grateful dead? >> yeah. >> what is your favorite dead song? >> i can't give you a favorite dead song. the truth is i don't know if i should say this on camera. i was not a dead head. i don't know -- that's okay. >> it's okay. >> i sort of felt like i was a band mascot. >> but do not call her a groupie. >> we are not groupies. >> this is penny lane, man. show some respect. >> we inspire the music. we're here because of the music. >> in the late '60s sally oren and her older sister were almost famous but they were pg versions of kate hudson's penny lane. ♪ you want somebody to love". >> j
at a time quality of the food? nicholas calling from san francisco with a comment. hi, nicholas. >> hey h bill and congressman, i have to disagree with you. i think the catholic church in california and the mormon church here in california, for lack of a better word, had been enemies of gay freedom. i am stopped from getting married here in san francisco because these bigots these closeted gays and people who have protected pedophiles tell me i am the worst thing that's happened to marriage or civilization. so i think these people need to be called on the mat. and they need to be outted as bigots bigots, anti-gay and whatever they do in their synagogues and mosques and churches, fine, but stay out of my bedroom. >> bill: i think the point the congressman made is that there are some catholics and mormons who don't disagree with the leadership of the church. we made the point, you can't deny the leadership of the church put their money in support of this intissuetive regret fully? >> many leaders of the church did do that. i work with many people in the fa
is in the middle of san francisco bay. if you visit soon, you will be able to see a new exhibit there, photographs of the prison on its very final day. you ever been? >> no. >> it's very cool. i don't know why, it's just an empty prison but something about it is cool. >>> time to check the weather across the nation. it still feels like winter almost everywhere. atlanta and nashville will see a messy rain/snow mix. blustery around washington, d.c. rain from little rock to new orleans and a few showers for seattle. >> up to 15 degrees cooler than usual in the midwest with minneapolis at 31 instead of the usual 44. denver has been in the 60s but today drops to the mid-40s. the warmest temps are in the southwest with phoenix in the mid-80s and in the far west, honolulu is 80. >> why do they tease up? >>> coming up, more from our top story. another tragedy for the marines. three marines killed overnight in their base in virginia. >>> then a scare on board a flight in philadelphia. a passenger posing as a pilot, he is now in hot water. >>> and he's a legend on the green, and now he's rolling in the gree
over san francisco cops should be armed with tasers. >> what caused boulders to fall on cars on the highway? >> and a look inside of the new exploratorium. how they're making exhibits more hands on. >> and that breaking news is taking place right now in san jose this, is a live picture from sky 7 police officers going yard to yard searching for a man who stabbed a woman to death. >> the stabbing took place around 2:30 aafternoon not far from san jose international airport. david louie joins us live with the latest. >> the search underway three skmours continuing. they look for a suspect wanted for that stabbing death of a woman. police believe that he disappeared in this neighborhood north of heading street. they're searching for what is described as a philippino man. the stabbing occurred at 940 north 1st street. it's not clear whether the victim and suspect knew one other. there are many witnesses from the advice nitty. skm next to the parking lot there is a sandwich shop where an employee saw the woman on the ground. >> i asked to come and he said oh... he said close the d
with a look at how it all started. the week of valentine's day, 2004, newly elected san francisco mayor gavin newsom, boldly, some said recklessly orders to grant marriage li
in on california's proposition 8 the proposition to ban same-sex marriage. opponents held a large rally in san francisco but it could effect 39 other states as well. they will argue this is in part a state issue. >> will rights of millions and millions of americans deserve to have the votes respected. >> but there has also been a public shift on gay marriage in recent years. most polls show supporters out number opponents. they consider a federal ban on gay marriage recognition the defense of marriage act. >>> there are a lot of bread and butter rights and privileges that come with marriage which is why there are so many advantages to being married which is why same sex couples are looking for it. >> even though the defense of marriage act they have refused to defend it in court we respect the court's decision on these cases to come down in june. heather? >> doug luzader live for us in washington. thank you. >>> now to other headlines for you this morning. fox news confirmed the u.s. is in fact training syrian fighters. military forces say the training has been going on in jordan for the past
and direct mail industry and then everybody has a good time in san francisco. golf outing, fancy dinner featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and documents show the travel, $220,000 in space and others will cost the postal service $2.2 million. the agency received no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage productsed to fund the operation. they say they make more of the money than they spend here because of the networking that happens. they say they shouldn't be spending millions of dollars to network. given the agency is $16 billion in debt, u.s.g.s. is out of touch. >> we're a nation in austerity. and the postal service is deep in the hole and to see they are having a lavish conference and dance party, it's beyond the pale. >> reporter: in a letter fired off to the postmaster, tom graves of georgia said, spending millions to participate in the conference seems to exhibit extremely poor judgment by the leadership. in fact as they cut services and near, the defense defies logic. it is an expense getting close scrutiny in washington as they hold formal hea
top government administrator with a $423,000 annual salary. the "san francisco chronicle" says the alameda county official's base salary is $301,000. all right. she then receives $24,000 equity to make more than anyone else in the county. $54,000 of long jeflt pay for working there 30 years. annual performance bonus of $24,000. 9,000 for working on a three member land committee. $8300 her carl allowance. here is the kicker. when retirement comes, she still will be receiving more than 400,000 a year. melissa francis with me now, the host of "money". all about your money on the fox business network every night at 5:00. stephen moore, writer for "wall street journal" down with us in washington, d.c.. >> bill, great to be with you. bill: start with the lady. hope that is okay. >> ladies first. bill: is there a way to make sense? >> should have started with steve because there is no way to make sense of this, long jeflt pay? $54,000? can you imagine a reward for being in the job for so long? these are astounding numbers. if you add it up has average lifespan, this is guaranteed for
% in san francisco. the second question, will we have to do it all over again? if no one gets more than 50% today, they advance to the one-on-one run-off on may 21st. polls open today and close at 11 pm eastern time. and by the way, the hispanic vote, there's no natural constituency. eric garcetti can claim some hispanic heritage. it's going to be fascinating to watch. this one's not over after tonight. by the end of former florida governor jeb bush's tour, there isn't going to be anybody who has a doubt that he is serious about running for president in 2016. he's reducing this book tour to raise his hand to wanting to become a major player in the republican party's attempts to rebuild. he's not shying away from raw politics. when i sat down with him, he pulled no punches about the mistakes he believes mitt romney made in 2012, specifically on the issue of immigration. >> for a guy who is as talented as he is and who i think would have earnestly gone about the job of being president in a way that would have brought people together, i don't get it. it became clear that if you turn people of
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... then san francisco. hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so our hotels were half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ >> when you are a preacher's daughter you feel like you cannot mess up. >> last summer i was driving on acid and i was driving and got in a car accident and was suspended and i got pregnant the. >> we watched television religiously and now a new reality show is making religion part of the plot. preacher's daughter is called -- about trying to get their daughters getting in line and ticking off people of faith. we have a pastor, a father, and the author of "raising righteous and rowdy girls." thank you for being here. this new reality show shows the preachers' daughters doing drug, drinking, driving under the influence, going to parties, getting pregnant, you are a pastor and the father of two daughters, is this true to life? >> not in my household. i have met some of the greatest christian families in 25 years of ministry and the majority, pastors' daughters and sons are stellar, the best people that grace the planet
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